Philosophy: The Power of Ideas, Brief / Edition 2

Philosophy: The Power of Ideas, Brief / Edition 2

by Brooke Noel Moore, Kenneth Bruder, Ellen Fox
     
 

Philosophy: The Power of Ideas, Brief Second Edition, offers a concise, engaging overview of each major subfield of philosophy. Its unique topical and historical organization allows students to fully grasp the key themes and ideas of each subfield while also getting a sense of its development.

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Philosophy: The Power of Ideas, Brief Second Edition, offers a concise, engaging overview of each major subfield of philosophy. Its unique topical and historical organization allows students to fully grasp the key themes and ideas of each subfield while also getting a sense of its development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559344357
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/13/1995
Edition description:
ABR
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Dangerous Stuff
2. Metaphysics and Epistemology: Beginnings
3. Metaphysics and Epistemology: The Hellenistic and Christian Eras
4. Metaphysics and Epistemology: The Modern Period
5. Metaphysics and Epistemology: The 18th and 19th Centuries
6. Ethics
7. Political Philosophy
8. Philosophy of Religion
9. Some Current Issues in Philosophy
10. More Current Issues in Philosophy
11. Feminist Philosophy
12. The Continental Philosophers
13. Eastern Philosophy
Brief Selections from Primary Works / From Plato, the Republic / From Epicurus, �Epicurus to Menoecceus� / From Sextus Empiricus, Outlines of Pyrrhonism / From St. Anselm, Proslogion / From Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy / From Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil / From Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism and Humanism / From John Searle, Minds, Brains, and Science / From James Rachels, �Killing and Starving to Death� / From Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex
Appendix 1: Logic
Appendix 2: Truth
(and more...)

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